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HERT-B - Hospital Emergency Response Training: Basic Indirect Delivery

The Hospital Emergency Response Training: Basic, Indirect Delivery course is a 2-day, 16-hour training course designed to provide guidance to first responders and hospital staff may be required to support a hospital's response to an MCI involving contamination. The course teaches learners the applicability of the NRF and the NIMS to the HICS response to an MCI. The course concentrates on criteria for identifying where a HERTF should be located. In addition, the importance of the units assigned to a HERTF are examined and explained. This course will help hospitals, healthcare facilities, and agencies prepare to safely and effectively assist with the processing of MCI casualties.
Prerequisites & Other Information:

Additional Requirements

To be eligible to attend the Hospital Emergency Response Training: Basic, Indirect Delivery course, candidates must be employed by a healthcare facility or hospital and have successfully completed:

  • AWR-160 Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program or another certified awareness training course
  • IS-100.HCb Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals or any of the available IS-100 or ICS-100 series
  • IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents or any of the available IS-200 or ICS-200 series
  • IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS-800.b National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction.

No tuition is charged.
TDEM will not reimburse any cost for attending this course"

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Sponsor: FEMA
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Health Care

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